Biochip Allows Genes To Express Themselves

Sun, 18 Feb 2007 10:00 AM EST

... Biochip platforms that work as artificial cells are attractive for medical diagnostics, interrogation of biological processes, and for the production of important biomolecules. In a major breakthrough, a group of researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, led by Roy Bar-Ziv, have designed a molecule affectionately called the "daisy" that is able to bind genes onto chips in miniature patterned arrays. ...